There for You (UNISON Welfare)

  • Credit unions

     

    Our There for You credit union service offers UNISON members access to low-interest loans and a range of savings products through our UK network of partner credit unions

    Find out more about credit unions

  • Financial assistance


    If you are a member and you are experiencing financial difficulties, There for You can offer support. You may have financial problems for reasons including:

    • relationship breakdown;
    • loss of income;
    • suffering from a long illness;
    • needing to buy equipment because of a disability;
    • caring for someone with special needs or an illness.

    Read more about financial assistance

  • Wellbeing breaks


    Wellbeing breaks can provide welcome relief from stress and respite from difficult circumstances. We can help you towards the costs of a break, depending on your financial situation.

    Members can arrange a stay in self-catering accommodation, in a chalet or a caravan at selected UK holiday centres. We may also provide a small allowance for food and entertainment.

    Find out more about wellbeing breaks

  • If you are a member and you are experiencing financial difficulties, whatever the circumstances, There for You can offer you support.
  • Wellbeing breaks can provide welcome relief from stress and respite from difficult circumstances. We can help you towards the costs of a break, depending on your financial situation.
  • There for You provides a confidential service for members over the phone or in person if you are experiencing personal difficulties.
  • A branch welfare officer is a member who has volunteered to be the local representative of There for You. They are often the contact person for There for You staff at national office.
  • There for You relies on the help and support of volunteers like you to give vital assistance to people in need in the form of debt advice, listening and support, financial assistance, breaks and holidays, and personal advice.
  • The monthly Octopus lottery is a great way of supporting the vital work of There for You. The lottery has become a valuable source of income for the charity and helps spread the word about the important work we do every day.